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Through the hawse-hole

Florence Bennett Anderson

Through the hawse-hole

the true story of a Nantucket whaling captain

by Florence Bennett Anderson

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Published by Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pinkham, Seth, -- 1786-1844,
  • Sailors,
  • Nantucket (Mass.)

  • Edition Notes

    StatementFlorence Bennett Anderson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF72.N2 P7
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 276 p., [18] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages276
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22899092M
    LC Control Number32019470


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Through the Hawse-Hole: the True Story of a Nantucket Whaling CaptainAuthor: Florence Bennett Anderson.